Thursday, April 25, 2019

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2019

From the TCAF website.


The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2018 will take place May 11 and 12, 2019 at the Toronto Reference Library.

TCAF 2019 – The Toronto Comic Arts Festival
@ Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street
Saturday, May 11: 9am-5pm
Sunday, May 12: 10am-5pm
Free entrance

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

2019 Giants of the North Hall of Fame Inductees

From the Doug Wright Awards website.


Fiona Smyth, an artist and teacher known for her groundbreaking comics tackling female sexuality, and Alootook Ipellie (1951–2007), a multi-faceted artist, writer, activist, and cartoonist recognized for his satirical comics about Inuit life in Canada, will be inducted next month into the Giants of the North Hall of Fame for Canadian cartoonists.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Women Cartoonists International Award – 2019

From United Sketches.



After months working on the concept and wonderful exchanges with Ann Telnaes, Marilena Nardi and Anne Derenne, United Sketches is honored to announce the very first International award dedicated exclusively to Women cartoonists.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Winners of the Euro-Kartoenale 2019

From the ECC website.

Agim Sulaj (Italy)


The Berlin Wall fell exactly 30 years ago and today we see new boundaries erected all over the world.

This inspired the theme for the 22nd edition of the Euro-kartoenale Kruishoutem: ‘The Wall - in all its forms’.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Front Line: Editorial Cartoonists and the First Amendment


Pillars, Jimmy Margulies, August 16, 2018.

What do current debates about social media, trigger warnings, fake news, and libel have to do with the First Amendment and editorial cartoonists?

"Drawing Blood: Comics and Medicine" Exhibition

From the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

Rx: A Graphic Memoir by Rachel Lindsay, 2018
Drawing Blood: Comics and Medicine, curated by Professor Jared Gardner opens this Saturday, April 20th at The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

Friday, April 19, 2019

BICLM becomes Ohio's first historic journalism site

From the Ohio State University Libraries website.



The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum (BICLM) has been recognized as the first Ohio historic journalism site selected by the Society of Professional Journalists, Central Ohio Professional Chapter (SPJ) and the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism.